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A warning about passing mountpoints as arguments to directory recursion programmes

by Don Coyote (Pilgrim)
on Apr 26, 2013 at 14:05 UTC ( #1030835=perlmeditation: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    die 'do not run this code';
    #get arguments;
    my ($filepathlist,$mountpoint)= @ARGV;
    die 'usage & defaults' if $filepathlist =~ /^-{0,2}h(elp)?\s*$/;
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    die 'do not run this code';
    $filepathlist = 'home/Documents/directorieslist' unless $filepathlist;
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    #use default file, but supply mountpoint;
    > perl ./ /mount/path

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